Sun Microsystems Inc. Information for VU#738331

Domain Name System (DNS) resolver libraries vulnerable to read buffer overflow



Vendor Statement

The Solaris DNS resolver library ( is affected by this issue in the following versions of Solaris:

Solaris 2.5.1, 2.6, 7, and 8
Patches have been generated for all of the above releases. Sun has published Sun Alert 45463 for this issue which is available from:
The patches for this issue are available from:

Vendor Information

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